FARMINGDALE — The Dirigo Cougars sparked a second-half comeback to defeat Hall-Dale 2-1 in girls’ soccer action Wednesday.

Hall-Dale took a 1-0 lead into halftime with a goal by Eva Shepard with just under five minutes to play in the first half.

Sabrina Daoud tied the contest with 29:53 remaining in the second half and set up Ellie Jasper’s game-winning goal a little over eight minutes later.

Mariah LaFleur stopped 12 shots in goal for the Courgars as Hall-Dale outshot Dirigo, 16-7.

Oak Hill 3, Boothbay 1

WALES — Oak Hill ended its girls’ soccer season on a winning note with a 3-1 victory over Boothbay. The Raiders end the season with a 6-7-1 record, while Boothbay drops to 2-12 on the year.

The Raiders picked up two first-half goals from Charlotte Waterman and Jamie Prue. Lindsay Rossi scored the lone goal in the second half, which was assisted by Halee Lair. Boothbay’s lone goal came with nine seconds remaining in the first half off the foot of Sinead Miller.

Megan Crosby only needed to make two saves in the victory while Jaime Wheeler stopped ten shots.

Buckfield 5, Pine Tree 0

FREEPORT — Bri Damon scored a hat trick to pace Buckfield to the 5-0 victory over Pine Tree Academy in girls’ soccer. Her third goal of the night was her 30th of the season.

Mae Kolln and Naudia Wesley each had a goal and assist for the Bucks as they improve to 10-2-1 on the season. Olivia Dooley made six saves for the shutout.

Kimberly Emerson made 18 saves for Pine Tree (5-5).

Mountain Valley 1, Madison 0, OT

RUMFORD — Mountain Valley scored a big 1-0 win in a Western Class C girls’ soccer matchup over top seed Madison.

Sarah Klein’s shot with 43 seconds remaining in the first overtime sealed the game for the Falcons who improve 11-3 on the season. They currently sit in third for the playoff seedings.

Karen Flaherty made 19 saves in the victory while her counterpart Erin Whalen made 16 for Madison (12-1-1).


Field hockey

Bates 2, Babson 0

BABSON PARK, Mass. — Senior captain Jillian Conway had a goal and an assist, and junior goalkeeper Cristina Vega posted her first shutout of the season to lift the Bates field hockey team past Babson College, 2-0, in non-conference action on Wednesday afternoon at MacDowell Field.

The Bobcats (3-8) held the Beavers (8-7) to only two shot attempts in the game.

Sophomore Sydney Cowles also scored for the Bobcats, while first-year Delaney Nalen contributed an assist in the win.

Bates had the only four shots of the first half, but was unable to take advantage of its early scoring chances. Junior Danielle Pierce and Nalen both had their shots turned away by Beavers’ goalkeeper Kayla Costa in the opening 21 minutes.

Men’s soccer

Lyndon State 3, UMF 1

LYNDONVILLE, Vt. — The UMaine-Farmington men’s soccer team (1-11-1) fell, 3-1, to North Atlantic Conference opponent Lyndon State after surrendering three first half goals Wednesday afternoon.

Lyndon took the lead at 37:35 as the Hornets executed on a two-on-one, give-and-go play. Devin Cowand kicked a pass through the Beaver defense to Bradley Shumway; Shumway unselfishly dished a pass back to Cowand who sent the easy on-timer past UMF goalie Matt Wilson.

The Beavers ruined the shutout when Ean Rouillard capitalized on Lyndon turnover with 5:04 left in the first half. Ryan Fairbanks stole the Lyndon possession and passed to his right, and then Rouillard sent a strike into the top left corner of the goal.

Women’s soccer

Bates 3, Husson 1

BANGOR — First-year Caroline Andy scored on a Bates corner in the final seconds of the first half, and the Bobcat women’s soccer team went on to a 3-1 non-conference victory Wednesday night at Boucher Field.

Bates (7-5) snapped Husson’s (8-5) six-game winning streak, and broke a three-game skid of its own.

The Bobcats got all three of their goals from rookies, led off by late first-half goals by forward Libby Malasky and the midfielder Andy — the first collegiate score for both players, scored just 95 seconds apart from one another. Malasky scored with 1:35 left in the period when the ball caromed to her and she sent in a low shot to beat Eagles goalkeeper Anna Wolterbeek. Then in the final seconds of the half, on a Malasky corner kick, Andy scored amid a scramble in front of the Husson net.

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